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I'm trying to download Flash through IE and it's giving me an error that says:

"Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded"

I looked at security and it was set to Med.  

Any ideas?
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by:Mohit Vijay
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Hello, Go into Internet settings, Advance tab. there is download option. Allow enable for file downlods.
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by:hrolsons
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Right, I have that as Enabled:

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by:Mohit Vijay
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Can you send the screenshot of error that you are getting?
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by:hrolsons
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Yes, here it is:

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by:Mohit Vijay
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have you restarted your IE after the change done. Also try to add the site as trusted site once please.
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by:hrolsons
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I have restarted and rebooted multiple times.  I'll add to trusted now.
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by:Mohit Vijay
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if this is so, then it might be because of firewall/antivirus you have on your system.
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by:hrolsons
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Same thing.  I'm going to try to uninstall-reinstall
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by:hrolsons
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I uninstalled IE10, which made IE9 live again and had the same security warning.  Upgrading to IE11 now to see if it does anything.
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by:Mohit Vijay
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it will not work, because you have enabled all IE related settings, but it seems issue with security firewall/Antivirus on your system.
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by:hrolsons
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I actually disabled Real-time protection and it was still doing it.

I'm trying this now:

http://browsers.about.com/od/internetexplorertutorials/ss/How-To-Reset-Ie10-To-Its-Default-Settings_4.htm
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by:hrolsons
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That worked.
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by:hrolsons
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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for hrolsons's comment #a39671838

for the following reason:

It worked.
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by:Mohit Vijay
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What you did how this worked? Please accept one of answer and proceed for clouser.
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by:Mohit Vijay
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Please accept one of answer and proceed for clouser.
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I pressed the button that said Reset All Internet Explorer Settings.  As directed here:

http://browsers.about.com/od/internetexplorertutorials/ss/How-To-Reset-Ie10-To-Its-Default-Settings_4.htm
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by:Mohit Vijay
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What are the settings now. I think you should accept one of my answer as I told in my previous comments that its because of internet settings or security settings that you have on your machine.
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by:hrolsons
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It wasn't something outside of Internet Explorer that was blocking it.  All my settings in IE that we could both see appeared to be correct.  I wonder if IE settings just got corrupted somehow.  

I really do appreciate your help, but I can't blindly accept an answer that didn't work.  That's not how EE works.
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